Leonard Film Fellowship: Summary
What Do I Need to Apply?
The following is a summary of the information you will need to complete the electronic application.
Section 1: Applicant Information
- Name, email address, student ID, program, citizenship status
- Confirm eligibility
- Indicate human/animal subjects use, if applicable to research
Section 2: Application
- Electronic form, completed and uploaded
- Maximum two-pages, single-spaced, 12-point Times New Roman font, one-inch margins. Key references, diagrams or pictures may be included (but they are not required) on a single additional appendix page (no formatting requirements).
- Include a working title for your research project at the top of the proposal.
- After the title, begin the statement with a 100-word abstract describing the extent to which your research centers on film, and its potential contribution to film scholarship.
- Your research plan should describe the work already completed, the current status of the project, and whether or not it is to form the basis of your dissertation.
- If your research is part of a larger group project, be specific about your role and independent contribution.
- Explain how your research will be completed if this request is not funded or if other needed funds are not forthcoming.
- Maximum two-pages, single-spaced, 12-point Times New Roman font, one-inch margins.
- Focus on activities relevant to your research, publications, presentations, academic accomplishments & awards.
- Unoffical transcript with explanation of any incomplete grades.
If applicable, IRB/IACUC documentation for human/animal subjects
Section 3: Recommenders
- Two letters of recommendation (first recommender must be major advisor, second recommender may be co-advisor or other faculty)
- Letters are due by the deadline.
Section 4: Save/Update/Submit or Request Letters
- Electronic signature, copy of application and letter request options
- Send electronic letter requests to recommenders well in advance of the application deadline.